Fellowship: Bonderman Fellowship Application Open for 2020, Jan 13

Summer 2019 Bonderman Fellowship Recipients

Fellowship: Bonderman Fellowship Application Open for 2020

Deadline: Applications are due by January 13, 2020 at 12:00 p.m. (noon) PT.

Where would you go if you had eight months to travel solo? Which two continents and six countries would you visit? What experiences would you seek out? How would you be transformed?

Each year a handful of lucky University of Washington students get to make those decisions as they embark on the adventure of a lifetime with the support of a Bonderman Fellowship. The 2020 application is open and you may be eligible to apply for this $23,000 fellowship that supports independent exploration and travel abroad.

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Web Conference – Emerging Technology, October 30

Web Conference – Emerging Technology

October 30, 2019
12:00-3:00 PM PDT
Online

All library professionals, employers, LIS students, and educators are invited to register now to participate in this free, online event.

Tomorrow’s technologies are shaping our world today, revolutionizing the way we live and learn. Virtual Reality, Augmented Reality, Artificial Intelligence, Machine Learning, Blockchain, Internet of Things, Drones, Personalization, the Quantified Self. Libraries can and should be the epicenter of exploring, building and promoting these emerging techs, assuring the better futures and opportunities they offer are accessible to everyone. Learn what libraries are doing right now with these cutting-edge technologies, what they’re planning next and how you can implement these ideas in your own organization.

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Children’s Literature Summer School, University of Antwerp, Summer 2020

Children’s Literature Summer School, University of Antwerp

Interested in children’s literature studies? Looking to study abroad? You should consider applying for the Children’s Literature Summer School at the University of Antwerp for Summer 2020! Several MLIS student participated in it last summer (2019) and Doc Martin also taught as part of it. The information for next year’s Children’s Literature Summer School at the University of Antwerp is now available online.

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Call for Nominations: Distinguished Teaching Awards, Nov 13

Call for Nominations: Distinguished Teaching Awards

Deadline: Nominations due by November 13, 2019 at 12:00 p.m.

Have you had an awesome instructor? Do you wish you could recognize them on an University-wide level? If so, consider nominating them for one of the various Distinguished Teaching Awards! Students, staff, and faculty colleagues are invited to submit nominations for exemplary UW instructors.

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Employment: Education & Enrichment Librarian, Spokane County Library District, Nov 8

Employment: Education & Enrichment Librarian, Spokane County Library District

Deadline: Applications due by November 8, 2019 at 12:00 PM, PST.

Are you an enthusiastic Librarian who is passionate about serving youth? If so, consider apply to this position! The Spokane County Library District is looking for someone to bring their uniqueness and skills to the librarian role in serving their diverse customers of all ages – from babies to senior citizens.

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iSchool Research Symposium: “We are all well – A partial history of public information infrastructures after disasters”, Oct 21

iSchool Research Symposium: “We are all well – A partial history of public information infrastructures after disasters”

Monday, October 21, 2019
Bloedel Hall Room 070
12:30 to 1:20 PM, PT
Remote Viewing via Zoom.

Interested in how people create and distribute information (and misinformation) following a natural disaster? You should consider attending the fourth in the iSchool Research Symposium series. Presented by Dr. Megan Finn, the talk focuses upon how today’s post-disaster information landscape is shaped by institutions, policies, and technologies. Light refreshments will be provided. Please feel free to bring your lunch.

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